Fire, smoke force at least 15 from multiple Phoenix apartments
PHOENIX – Over a dozen people lost their homes early Wednesday, as fire and smoke overwhelmed five apartments in Phoenix, first responders said.
The Phoenix Fire Department said the fire at a single-story apartment building near 15th Avenue and Broadway Road began shortly before 1:30 a.m.
The blaze began in an end unit, but by the time crews arrived multiple apartments and a shared attic were burning and smoke was filling the sky.
A department spokesman said about 15 people were displaced by the fire.
Cause of the blaze is under investigation.
No other details were immediately made available.